Operational since 2014, FONSIS has a team with various professional experiences, acquired in commercial and investment banking, investment funds, auditing and consulting firms, as well as in key sectors of the economy. With a national and international experience, the FONSIS team will accompany you in your projects.

Papa Demba Diallo


  • Papa Demba DIALLO is since 2019 the CEO of FONSIS.
  • He joined FONSIS in 2014 as Executive Director in charge of the investment process, Infrastructures, Industry, ICTs and Services.
  • M. DIALLO has spent more than 20 years in the information technology sector, with leading telecom operators such as BT or Equant and OEMs such as Lucent Technologies and CoSine.
  • Prior to joining FONSIS, he served for 9 years as General Manager of Orange Business Services and member of the executive committee of Sonatel.
  • He has held various positions from sales to technical operations in Europe, Africa and Silicon Valley.

Babacar Gning

Chief Investor Officer

  • Prior to joining FONSIS, Babacar Gning served 5 years as Deputy Director General of the Operational Office in charge of Tracking the Plan for an Emerging Senegal (OOM), under the supervision of the Presidency of the Republic of Senegal.
  • In this position, Mr. Gning led the structuring, deployment and monitoring of the implementation of flagship projects and reforms of the Plan for an Emerging Senegal (OOM) in collaboration with McKinsey, under the guidance of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning,
  • Previously, Mr. Gning worked as a Senior Consultant in financing and management of large projects on behalf of public institutions and companies present in Africa.
  • Mr. Gning started his career at Accenture (International Management Consulting and IT Firm) in France.

Elhadji Massata DIAKHATE

Chief Financial Officer

  • Elhadji Massata DIAKHATE has more than 15 years of professional experience, mainly in Senegal and France, in areas such as finance, performance management and compliance management before joining FONSIS in October 2019.
  • Mr. DIAKHATE has worked in various areas such as transport and logistics, telecommunications and mobile financial services.
  • Mr. DIAKHATE has expertise in management control, financial modeling, strategy and performance management, mobile financial services and consulting.

Fatoumata Sène

Chief Strategy and Communication Officer

  • Fatoumata Sène has 19 professional experience in the fields of Communication, Marketing and stakeholder and supply chain management. She joined FONSIS in 2019.
  • Ms. SENE has worked in various areas such as telecommunications and mobile financial services.
  • She has an expertise focused on the experience of stakeholders, the co-construction of action plans with them, the management and implementation of projects.

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